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Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Tony Thurmond

Candidate for
Member of the State Assembly; District 14; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: City Councilman
  • Executive Director of Beyond Emancipation: An Alameda County based non-profit that helps former foster youth transition into living independently.
  • Member of the California League of Cities Environmental Policy Committee and the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Restored Richmond summer youth employment program -Program had been defunct for five years due to funding shortages.
  • Established a workforce housing program to support teacher and police officer recruitment
  • Allocated nearly $1 million in funding to support child abuse prevention efforts in Contra Costa County
  • Convened elected officials summit to explore restoring the "I-80" Public Safety Corridor Partnership.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Health Care for Every Californian
  • Preventing Violence and Improving Public Safety
  • Local High-Wage Jobs
Key Endorsements
  • Congressman Geoge Miller
  • Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)
  • AFSCME, AFL-CIO, CA People
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